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List of Treatments for Ovarian Cancer

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for ovarian cancer. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.


Avastin (Bevacizumab)

Avastin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat lung, colorectal, breast, and several other cancers. Avastin is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat ovarian read more


Chemotherapy, or chemo, involves using drugs to kill ovarian cancer cells. Chemotherapy medications may be pills or capsules that are taken by mouth or liquids that are given intravenously (by IV).… read more

Clinical Trials

Depending on several factors, you may be eligible to participate in clinical trials studying new treatments for ovarian cancer. Clinical trials are the only way new treatments for ovarian cancer can be tested.… read more


Debulking is a surgical treatment to remove as much cancer from the abdomen as possible. Depending on where the cancer has spread, debulking may include removing tumors throughout the belly or removing organs,… read more

Elahere (Mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx)

Elahere is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer. Specifically, Elahere is indicated… read more


Regular physical activity has been shown to benefit people with ovarian cancer in many ways. Exercise can improve quality of life during and after treatment. Being physically active helps reduce fatigue and… read more


Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus, and it may be performed if ovarian cancer has spread to the uterus. In cases where a hysterectomy is used to treat ovarian cancer, oophorectomy (removal of the… read more

Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IP therapy) is an ovarian cancer treatment. It is similar to chemotherapy in that it uses the same types of drugs, but it delivers them to the body in a different way.

Rather… read more

Lynparza (Olaparib)

Lynparza is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat deleterious germline or somatic BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer who are in complete or partial response to… read more

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